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. abc7 news reporter laura anthony is there with the continuing coverage of the tragedy. >> the latest here is that the scene of the tragedy now may never reopen. that is yet to be determined. in the meantime we found local high school students who were out here tonight tending to a more immediate task. they are the young people of sandy hook who committed themselves to keeping all of the tiny flames burning. even as the cold, connecticut rains keep snuffing them out. >> i am just lighting candles since they are all going out with the rain to keep the spirit out and alive and going. >> while the public memorial grows, the private funeral services continue for all of those killed in sandy hook in agonizing succession. >> it is deep sadness with intense love at the same time. it tears you to the very fabric of your being. >> at saint rose of lima catholic church in newtown, back to back funerals for six-year-olds. first a service for james mattioli, and then two hours later the tiny white casket of his schoolmate jessica rikos. and except for sandy hook students, most others in newtown r
that have been made? >> laura anthony is live at kitty elementary school. laura? >> hi, carolyn. this is like winning the lottery nearly $30 million in new revenues but money only can be used on certain things and the teachers union here had to sign off on certain requirements that their counter parts refused to do. these union city third and fourth graders will soon have electronic tablets in their hands as another tool in the classroom. that is after the new haven school district was awarded a $29 million grant from the federal government. >> we were just thrilled it's a validation of the work we've been doing over the last many years. >> this district one of three in california, 16 nationwide to win race to the top funding. it will help restore library and computer services throughout the district. and the money will go towards a number of programs designed to deepen student learning, improve achievement and prepare students for success in college and beyond. >> every student will get a mini tablet. teachers will get tablets and lap tops. cameras will get document cameras. an
:00 laura anthony will report live. >> mine hill road near scott's valley in santa cruz mountains could be closed sometime after part of the two-lane road washed away yesterday in the rain as you can see here. a portion of one lane is washed away. residents say it is going to be inconvenience, not easy. many in the area use roads to access northbound highway 17. >> much of the bay area continues to dry out and clean up after this trio of storms. >> this sky 7 video weigh we want to show you shows toppled trees around san francisco. >> crews cleaning up the mess in the mission district. sam says water was knee deep in the building he manages. he says storm drains can not handle run off. the problem has been around for years. >> this is over there. this is pipes that are so small. it doesn't support the water. the same problem. >> city crews worked into the night, learing away trees that toppled throughout san francisco. public works crews received roughly 40 calls, a power pole snapped in the sunset district. >> abc 7 news viewers flooded you reports with great photos of the rain. mirea
is closed for quite some time at least a mess for quite some time because of this. story tonight from laura anthony. >>reporter: clean up continues before the repair can begin along mountain view drive in lafayette. one day after steady downpour ripped away a huge section of the roadway that runs over a creek. jeffrey lives cross by but didn't get tout see his neighborhood newest feature until today. >> my gosh. i live right up vat street and i didn't know. >>reporter: city of lafayette predict may not be until spring before this section of roadway is completely repaired. first order of business is stopping the flow of water before the next rain move in. >> all but one water line has now been addressed. still one water line that needs to be to be fixed or shut off. and so that's what we concentrate on today. >>reporter: in the mean time those who live here will probably have to get used to the sight of the sink hell and all the truck and equipment that has moved in to repair it. >> they say it will take week ors months to fix. what will that do to the neighborhood do you think. >>
of closing and as laura explains no one wants a fair stationary their home to close. >> i'm very concerned. >>reporter: he lives about half mail from cocoa fire station 16. the only one that serves his neighborhood in the heavily wooded west side of lafayette. the lights have been off and syrup silent temporarily at station 16 due to a mold and rat problem. but now it's one of 4 that could be permanently closed january 1st. >> when you start doing cut back and cut back on something like that, that has been here a long time, as long as i have been here and lake i said before they respond to a lot of things here. not having them here is a little disconcerting. >>reporter: with the failure measure 2 last month contra costa county supervisor must now mav to close stations. the candidate include station 16 in lafayette no. 12 on shell avenue martinez. number 4 on walnut correct and no. 11 on center avenue in clayton. >> this is going to leave clayton with absolutely no fire fire stations in our city. we will be the only city and county that does not have a fire station within our city
. >> buckingham pal yags yas says kate is about 12 week as long and good morning america sent laura spencer to london. you'll see the reports beginning tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. >> fwit twiter fans will soon from a new high profile person to follow, pope benedict. he will tweet in eight languages. the vatican says the pope will respond to questions about faith during the weekly general audience. >> twitter handle is shall we say app in english. it's a good name meaning hope and bridge builder. this suggests unity. >> the pope sent a tweet last year from a vatican account. part of the efforts to increase its presence in social media. in order to spread the faith. >> coming up next, michael finney helps a woman settle a dispute with exxon. >> they've been sending her checks to ts wrong place for >>> a san francisco woman inherited her mother's estate, but one company refused to recognize it that is until she contacted michael finney and michael is here now with her story. >> this went on a long time. >> yes. >> her mother died in 2003. nine years ate later she was still battling to get dividend c
questions about whether they'll face charges. >> i'm laura anthony in west oakland religious leaders getting ready to hold a vigil for a center. a live report is coming up. >> and more about a man who lost his life during a navy >>> the plan to create a job center to help those living in west oakland has run into opponents who claim it runs counter to their efforts to make the city work better. backers are preparing for a demonstration tonight and a decision, tomorrow. >> that is right. this demonstration is set to begin in about 45 minutes. the reason is that it will be held in this location west oakland library is that this is where this center would be located ifo8 the city council approves the funding for it. the job resource center will be on the second floor of the library here and supporters say it would be an asset for the community. the controversy is a plan to use money, funding from five new bill boards, some of them lucky put in on the days that the bay bridge landing. now, opponents say that proposed deal between the city and developer is bad for the community. >> we want jobs
's a life changing experience. laura anthony joins us live now in oakland. >> this he dent vent still qog on. it's a two day event here. before it's over tomorrow evening, about a thousand people could go through here, for hose who qualify for at sis stance this could be the last piece that is allows them to buy a home. wells fargo is reaching out to hundreds of bay area families, trying to help them with $20,000 towards a down payment on the purchase of a home. sean coleman lined up at 6:00 a.m. one of the first to find out he qualified. >> exciting day? >> yes. it is. better than a birthday. >> wells fargo making $5 million to perspective home buyers in nine east bay cities. oakland, fremont, antioch, pittsburgh and bay point. >> and we wish you the best. >> not everyone who applies will qualify. applicants must have a strong credit history and a consistent income. this woman came up short. >> are you disappointed?. >> slightly. but encouraged there are other programs out there i could possibly continue my journey on homeownership. >> for those who do qaul fwi, the $20,000 will being forri
. the story from 7 news reporter laura anthony. >> we got the money. >>reporter: oakland taylor celebrating the fact that she just qualified for 20,000 dollars in down payment assistance from wells fargo bank. it's the last piece she need buy a home for her family. >> dream come true. >> dreams do come true. they do. they do. >>reporter: wells fargo is reaching out to hundreds of bay area families trying to help them with 20,000 dollars toward down payment on the purchase of the home. shawn coleman lined up at 6:00 a.m. and was one of the first to find out he qualified. exciting day for you. >> yes. most exciting thing is better an birthday. >> we wish you the best. >>reporter: not everyone who applies will qualify. applicant must have a consistent income and strong credit history. for those with do qualify the entire 20,000 dollars will be forgiven if the buyer stay ins the home for at least 5 years. prorated 20 percent year of residence. >> goal is to make sure we don't have people jump in and flipping property but to stay there. >>reporter: stewart stopped to view the home to
toll plaza. story tonightm 7 news reporter laura anthony. >> one person polite another crucial funding source. that's the gist of the controversy over how to pay for new job in career resource center in west oakland. proposed deal between the city and oakland army base developer would fund the center with proceeds from 5 new bright and shiny billboard along the freeway at the bay bridge landing. they would join the 3 that are already there. >> okay i grant y this it's a monstrosity but those decision have already been made and negotiated since the bill beard are going to be there, the revenue or some of the revenue from the billboard ought to fund the job center. >>reporter: as show of support for the funding plan oakland clergy join with other community members to hold a candle light vigil and prayer schlts event held at the west oakland library which would house the career center on its second floor. but opponent say the proposed deal to trade billboard placement for career center cash is ultimately a bad one for the community. >> we all want johns. we all want a job center but
for how they might behalf. -- behave. >> dr. laura helps conduct a clinical trial that helps with that treatment. patients given drugs well before tumors are removed. this gives time to evaluate the drug's effectiveness. results on nearly half a dozen drugs are expected in a matter of months and dr. he iserman believes the pace of treatments will accelerate. >> i think we'll have muchwzw7 better treatment for her to positive breast cancers. i think those will go to controlling them best i think we're going to have new agents for triple negative cancer. >> in the meantime, she's busy raising her children and providing support for triple negative patientsl├▒6zg as doctos work towards more targeted and effective treatment. >> yes. to have a targeted drug would be ideal. >> we have more information on that research as well as organization triple step towards a cure on abc 7 news.com. >> let's dmek with spencer christian live in union square. with all day food drive. hi, spencer. >> yes. all day, into the evening now. the drive has been going well right now.]3ow├▒ there are many w
when tame for the youngsters to return to class. >> laura is in the newtown village of sandy hook tonight and she filed this report. >> you are worried about going back. >> yes. yes. >> it's a community still anxious. as children return to school in newtown, connecticut. class were his back in session today at all schools except sandy hook elementary where 20 children and 6 staff members try to protect them were murdered last friday. >> i know a lot of people are nervous. people really don't want to be here. >> as parent who send our children to school and we want to see them back. we want them to come back home. you know we want to hold them and hug them and love them and we want them to come back home. at the end of the day. >>reporter: mean time in monroe a welcome sign hangs across the street from the shut erred middle school that is being transformed in a campus for displaced sandy hook stichbilitys i hope they are able to cope witness. i don't know if they are ready to even go back to school any time soo soon. >>reporter: funeral continue today for those killed at s
of the school'qmi shooting tragedy. abc 7 news reporter laura anthony will bring updates tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. you can sign up for breaking news arerts on 6 abc 7 news.com. >> turning to weather now, temperatures dropping this, is going to be one of the coldest nights of the year. >> yes. we're sure it's going to be a coldest night sh this season, so far, you can see skies are clear, later in the week, big concern is the cold. a freeze warning is in effect from 3:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. temperatures expected to drop in that area, freeze damage to crops and vegetation is a possibility. much of the remainder of the bay area is under frost advise riz from 3:00 to 8:00. low temperatures in those areas from upper 20s to mid-30s just above freezing in place that's will not be below freezing. sensitive outdoor plants may be at risk. now, how does this compare to the coldest night of the year? we're going to be cold but tonight in santa rosa. 21, january 17th, 19 in napa on that date. it will be a cold night, but not quite a night that will be challenging for the position of the coldest night of the
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